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Re: -i option of set missing in man bash


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: -i option of set missing in man bash
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:56:19 -0400
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On 3/11/15 6:59 PM, Peng Yu wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The -i option obviously works with set. But it is missing in the man
> page. Should this be added?

No.  It's really only there for completeness, so things like `set $-'
work as expected without error.  The -s option does the same thing,
for example.

-i is described in the OPTIONS section of the man page, since invocation
is the only place using it makes sense.

Chet
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